|COLUMBIA: Richland County|
Please see Columbia synagogues and temples for contact information and history and photo links. [April 2009]
[UPDATE] Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative [January 2017]
Chabad of South Carolina
Congregation Beit Midrash
Tree of Life Congregation
Tree of Life (Uethz Chaiam) congregation on Lady Street was organized in March 1896.
Arcadia Lakes Cemetery: 1401 Arcadia Lakes, Columbia, SC 29206. Arcadia Lakes Cemetery is on JHSSC Arcadia Lakes is also Beth Shalom and Whaley Street Cemetery [Oct 2013]
Beth Shalom Congregation Cemetery: Located on Whaley Street; Contact: Mr. David Lovit, 3611 Rockbridge Road, Columbia SC 29206; 803-878-3757.
Whaley Street Cemetery, 1300 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 29205
Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery: Gadsden & Richland Sts. 720 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 2920. 11826, in Postal & Koppman Jewish Tourist's Guide to U.S.. Phila., PA: Jewish Publ. Soc., 1954, p. 579. Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery at corner of Taylor and Gadsden Streets has been in continuous use since 1822. Contact: Bernard Fleischman, Sr., 1626 Graeme Drive, Columbia, SC 29206, 803-787- 1138. Cemetery includes historic graves. Used by Beth Shalom (Conservative) and Tree of Life (Reform). Tree of Life Congregation, 6719 N. Trenholm Road, P.O. Box 6187, Columbia 29260- 618. Hebrew Benevolent is all but mostly Tree of Life and the De Leon Cemetery is part of Hebrew Benevolent.
Burial list [July 2010]
De Leon Cemetery: Adjoined the Hebrew Benevolent Society cemetery and belongs/ed to the De Leon Family. Disused generally but still available for use for that family. [Oct 2013]
Barnett A. Elzas compiled transcriptions of the names and dates on tombstones in Jewish cemeteries in Camden, Charlestown, Columbia, Georgetown and Orangeburg in 1910. See American Jewish Archives in Vital Statistics File, and Miscellaneous file in AJA. American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488. 513-221-1875 (tel); 513-221-7812 (fax). E-mail: AJA contact form.
Index of the Jewish Cemeteries of South Carolina as of 1910 compiled by Barnett A. Elzas, 1911: Charleston, SC. Contact: Mr. Michael Mischner, 1719 Mill St. Camden, SC 29020, 803- 432-9687.
The Jewish Cemetery at Camden, S.C. compiled by Barnett A.Elzas. Published: Charleston, S.C., 1910. Elzas, Barnett Abraham, 1867- F279.C2 E5
The Jewish Cemeteries at Columbia, S.C. Compiled by Barnett Elzas, published: Charleston, S.C. in 1910. (Revised edition 1935 by I. Cassel). 11 pages. 64B44. Notes: 295 inscriptions, 1822 - 1934, alphabetical listing. Source: Tagger, Mathilde. Printed Books on Jewish Cemeteries in the Jewish National and University Library in Jerusalem: an annotated bibliography, Jerusalem: The Israel Genealogical Society, 1997. Also found at Smathers Judaica; F279.C7 E4 De Leon:
|Last Updated on Friday, 06 January 2017 17:12|